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Principal Architect

Atlanta, Georgia


Purpose: This position provides in depth consulting services by designing and
developing the IT architecture and implementation plans of total systems
solutions for the customer.

Key Roles and

  • Designs and develops solutions that assist customers
    in managing major business processes in their overall enterprise
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of one or more
    industries, trends, and solutions.
  • Collaborates and confers with the customer in the
    strategic design process and translates business needs into technical
    system solutions.
  • Directly assists customers in the development of fully
    integrated systems including processors, peripherals, communications,
    operating systems, and applications software.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise in hardware
    capabilities, software requirements, and systems integration.
  • Determines the availability and viability of third
    party components and services as needed.
  • Validates third party components comply with
    established architecture.
  • Develops and design specifications for products and
  • Designs quality control and test procedures to ensure
    the deliverables meet established design and performance goals.
  • Validates design proposals meet the customer’s needs.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and evaluates alternative design
  • Approves integrated systems design proposals for
    technical content.
  • Establishes cost and time estimates for
  • Monitors the implementation for technical correctness
    to ensure the customer needs are met.
  • Creates recommendations and implements new methods,
    techniques, and/or procedures.

  • Duties
    directly related to making sales includes: 

  • Meeting with customers and engaging in sales
    activities at the customer’s site.
  • Communicating with customers via phone,
    teleconference, e-mail, etc. related to proposed solutions/sales, etc.
  • Traveling to and from the customers premise for the
    purpose of engaging in sales activities.
  • Providing subject matter expertise regarding technical
    issues relating to sales.
  • Advising customers on suitability of products based on
    technical needs.
  • Preparing proposals, presentations, or bids, including
    developing pricing, developing strategic plans related to the customer and
    the proposed solutions/sales.
  • Researching and developing customer solutions with
    AT&T external partners, including design and engineering; and researching
    customer business and industry to identify new sales opportunities.

Education: Bachelor’s

Experience: Requires
a minimum of twelve plus years of direct work experience.


Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:
  • Account Management
  • Business and Financial Acumen
  • Competitive Differentiation
  • Consultative Selling
  • Customer-Centric Solution Development
  • Design Thinking
  • Industry Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Product Line
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Prospecting
  • Relationship Management
  • Technology Expertise
  • Territory / Module Management

Job ID 1953386 Date posted 10/09/2019

Associate Director Technology Development


Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies.
Support for women in technical leadership roles.
Pride in diversity & inclusion with 12 Employee Resource Groups with 40k+ members.
Great benefits including 4+ weeks vacation, 6% salary match of 401k, paid maternity/paternity leave, financial support for adoption.
Flexibility to work from home or office in newly renovated collaboration zones.
Lots of opportunity to move around the company & work on new products.


Process heavy with lots of administrative overhead.

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